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Louisville Handcrafted Event

On Friday, June 1, from 12 to 2 pm, the Louisville Visitor Center will be hosting a lunchtime event honoring Muhammad Ali. Guests will be able to enjoy butterfly or bee-shaped cookies and punch.While there, be sure to check out the "Ali's Louisville" exhibit that spotlights key Louisville landmarks in

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Ali at visitor center

I AM ALI Photo Challenge

Stop by the Louisville Visitor Center (corner of 4th & Jefferson Streets) to explore Muhammad Ali’s ties to his hometown in the “Ali’s Louisville” display. It features images of Ali landmarks throughout the city, like the Muhammad Ali Center (an international cultural and educational facility inspired by the ideals of

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“Footsteps of Greatness” – Muhammad Ali Louisville Landmarks Self-Guided Tour

A global icon was lost with the death of Muhammad Ali on June 3, 2016. And, while the world grieved his passing, Louisville lost one of its most beloved sons. Ali, while loved and revered throughout the world, always considered Louisville to be his home. A week-long tribute and memorial

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Shining a Light: Women’s Fight for the Right

Shining a Light: Women’s Fight for the Right Open through Wednesday, August 26th On June 4, 1919, Congress passed the 19th amendment. In 2020 and in support of the Frazier History Museum’s initiative and the city of Louisville, the Muhammad Ali Center will host Shining a Light: Women’s Fight for the Right celebrating

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Black History Month Programming

A new digital exhibit, "Training the Greatest: The Story of Ali and Dundee" will launch on the Ali Center’s digital museum on February 1st to honor the ten-year passing of Muhammad Ali’s beloved trainer Angelo Dundee. The new digital exhibit focuses on the relationship between Muhammad and Angelo, both in and outside of

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Louisville Bats Baseball Team Kicks off Six-Week Citywide “I Am Ali” Festival Tickets Still Available for “Muhammad Ali Appreciation Night” on June 3rd

 Game to take place on one year anniversary of Ali’s passingFestival to run through July 15 with nearly 70 community events planned  LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (April 4, 2017) — A six-weeklong, citywide, summer “I Am Ali” Festival will kick off on Saturday, June 3rd, the first anniversary of Muhammad Ali’s passing,

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Mayor Fischer Announces New ‘I Am Ali Festival’ and New Website, alilouisville.com

Website brings together all things about Ali in Louisville; festival meant to inspire childrenLOUISVILLE, KY (June 6, 2016) — Muhammad Ali was a global icon and a true citizen of the world. But he was first and always a citizen of Louisville, where he was born and raised.Louisville Mayor Greg

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“I Am Ali” Festival Celebrating Legacy of “The Greatest”

To Debut in Muhammad Ali’s Hometown in 2017Six Week Festival Will Run from June 3-July 15LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (January 25, 2017) —The previously announced “I Am Ali” festival, celebrating the legacy of native son and global humanitarian Muhammad Ali in his hometown of Louisville, has expanded from an original ten days

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Muhammad Ali Kentucky Humanitarian Awardee Announced

Dr. Andrew Moore, II, of Lexington, Kentucky to Receive Kentucky Humanitarian Award at Third Annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards This SeptemberMoore is Honored for Founding ‘Surgery On Sunday’LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (July 3, 2015) — Dr. Andrew Moore, II, a Lexington-based plastic surgeon, will be presented the 2015 Kentucky Humanitarian Award at

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